Found February 10, 2012 on
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With a city full of lousy professional sports teams, it’s no wonder fans in Toronto, Canada were hoping the NFL would eventually expand north of the border. However, that certainly doesn’t look to be the case, at least not anytime in the near future.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appeared on the Costas Tonight television show prior to the Super Bowl and said he’d rather see the league add two new franchises instead of one. He said 34 teams would work a lot better than 33 when asked about the NFL returning to Los Angeles. Of course, many Canadian fans figured if Los Angeles became the league’s 33rd franchise then Toronto would likely get the 34th, since the city hosts a Buffalo Bills regular-season game each year.
Goodell dashed those hopes the next day though during the Super Bowl’s annual question and answer period with the media. Goodell was asked about expanding to Los Angeles, but replied that the league hasn’t really thought about expanding and it’s not on its upcoming agenda ...
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